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Black ink looks faded!

I've had my 810 for a few days, and anytime I try to print, the black ink ALWAYS looks faded!!! What do I do??

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Re: Black ink looks faded!

Providing that the ink cartridges were new and supplied with the printer, the cartridge is defective. I also don't think that you used up all the ink either unless you printed hundreds of documents already. Take the cartridge back to the store where you got the printer from and they should give you a new one. 

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